Joseph Belnap

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Belnap was born on 26 January 1853, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Gilbert R. Belnap, was 31 and his mother, Adaline Knight, was 21. He married Minerva Permelia Howard on 26 April 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1860 and Riverdale, Weber, Utah, United States in 1870. In 1870, at the age of 17, his occupation is listed as mail carrier in West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States. He died on 1 April 1922, in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Belnap
Minerva Permelia Howard
Marriage: 26 April 1874
Joseph Howard Belnap
Augusta Permelia Belnap
Lodasca Belnap
Tirzah Adaline Belnap
Josie M Belnap
Florence Belnap
Gilbert Riley Belnap
Amos Belnap
Emory Belnap
Blanche LaVern Belnap
Ida Belnap
Roswell Stanton Belnap

Sources (56)

  • Joseph Belnap, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph Belnap - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Joseph Belnap
  • Joseph Belnap, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

World Events (8)


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Historical Boundaries 1866: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Oneida, Idaho, United States 1913: Franklin, Idaho, United States

1872 · The First National Park

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Name Meaning

English: variant of Belknap .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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History of Joseph Belnap #1 written by his son, Amos Belnap - (2 Versions slightly different)

Joseph Belnap History written by his son, Amos Belnap My father is Joseph Belnap, son of Gilbert Belnap and Adaline Knight Belnap. He was so named Joseph after the Prophet Joseph Smith. My Mother i …

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